THALIA (2021-2027)

Thematic Categories

  • Processing
  • Urban Development
  • Water - Management of Water Resources

Eligibility for Participation

  • Legal Entities
  • Vulnerable Consumers
Programme/Sub-programme/Plan Calls
  • Scheme Providing Incentives to hire people with chronic diseases 2021

    Opened

    Code: 15222 | Programme name: THALIA (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 08/11/2021 | End submission calls: 01/12/2022

    The project aims to encourage employers to recruit people with chronic illnesses and is part of the active employment policies promoted by the government to combat poverty and social exclusion, in particular with regard to the active inclusion of vulnerable groups in the labor market.

    The Scheme covers only unemployed people with Chronic Diseases interested in full or part time employment. Moreover, the person covered (participant) must have been registered as unemployed at the District or Local Employment Office (Public Employment Service – PES) before their employment date.

    The method of simplified cost forms will be used to calculate the amount of the sponsorship. The cost unit for the specific Grant Plan is set at €52/ working day and corresponds to the amount of sponsorship that each beneficiary will receive for each working day to be completed by the beneficiary, regardless of the actual salary costs borne by the employer / beneficiary.

    The grant will be provided for twenty-four (24) months of employment. Based on the cost unit, the maximum possible subsidy for the 24 months amounts to € 22,360.

    Eligible expenditure is the salary cost paid by the employer for the employment period, the amount of which will be specified in the Public Funding Agreement. The employment date and submission of the relevant application must be made within the period of the call from 8/11/2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

    Who cannot participate in the Scheme:

    1. People (candidates for employment) whose employment was previously funded by Co-funded Projects during the Programming Period 2021-2027.
    2. (a) Persons who are Shareholders and / or directors of a Company (excluding Public Companies) members of the Board of Directors, Associations / Foundation/ Institutions (b) Persons who are spouses or are affiliated with a first or second degree ( either by blood or by marriage ) with the employer. That is, they cannot participate in the employer – employee relationship people associated as spouses, children, parents, siblings, grandchildren. For the above exemptions, the employer is specified in (a).
    3. Self-employed to subsidize themselves.

    The person hired through the Plan must fill a vacancy notified by the Employer to the Public Employment Service (PES) before submitting the application for participation in the Plan. It is clarified that the date of recruitment and the submission of the application cannot be the same.

    The date of recruitment of the individual must be within the validity period of the invitation of the Plan and must precede the date of submission of the application for participation. The application form must be submitted within one month from the date of recruitment.

    Applications can be send only with email (in pdf) from 8/11/2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

  • Scheme Providing Incentives to employ people with disabilities

    Opened

    Code: 15215 | Programme name: THALIA (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 08/11/2021 | End submission calls: 01/12/2022

    The Scheme aims at encouraging employers to hire people with disabilities and to moderate  their reluctance to hire people with disabilities either due to the impression that this will not be effective or because the salary is considered too high . It is expected that to join one hundred (100) people from the target Group will benefit from the scheme.

    The Scheme covers ONLY unemployed people with disabilities interested in full or part time employment target. Moreover, the person covered (candidate for employment / recruitment) must have been registered as unemployed in the District or Local Employment Office (Public Employment Service – PES) before the employment date.

    They should submit confirmation from the Cyprus Confederation of Organizations of the Disabled (CCOD).

    The method of simplified cost forms will be used to calculate the amount of the sponsorship. The cost unit for the specific Grant Plan is set at € 48 / working day and corresponds to the amount of sponsorship that each beneficiary will receive for each working day to be completed by the beneficiary, regardless of the actual salary costs borne by the employer / beneficiary.

    The grant will be provided for twenty-four (24) months of employment.

    Eligible expenditure is the salary cost paid by the employer for the employment period, the amount of which will be specified in the Public Funding Agreement. The employment date and submission of the relevant application must be made within the period of the call from 8 November 2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

     Who cannot participate in the Scheme:

    1. People (candidates for employment) whose employment was previously funded by Co-funded Projects during the Programming Period 2021-2027.
    2. (a) Persons who are Shareholders and / or directors of a Company (excluding Public Companies) members of the Board of Directors, Associations / Foundation/ Institutions (b) Persons who are spouses or are affiliated with a first or second degree ( either by blood or by marriage ) with the employer. That is, they cannot participate in the employer – employee relationship people associated as spouses, children, parents, siblings, grandchildren. For the above exemptions, the employer is specified in (a).
    3. Self-employed to subsidize themselves.

    The person hired through the Plan must fill a vacancy notified by the Employer to the Public Employment Service (PES) before submitting the application for participation in the Plan. It is clarified that the date of recruitment and the submission of the application cannot be the same.

    The date of recruitment of the individual must be within the validity period of the invitation of the Plan and must precede the date of submission of the application for participation. The application form must be submitted within one month from the date of recruitment.

    Applications can be send only with email (in pdf) from 08 November 2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

  • Scheme that provides incentives to recruit Young People (aged 15-29) not in employment nor Education or Training (NEETs) - Third Call

    Closed

    Code: 15152 | Programme name: THALIA (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 08/11/2021 | End submission calls: 21/01/2022

    The Scheme aims to encourage employers to recruit young people (aged 15 to 29) years old neither in Employment nor in Education or Training (NEETs). The recruitment is for full time employment.

    The Scheme aims to alleviate youth unemployment (aged 15 to 29) years neither in Employment nor in Education or Training ( NEETs)  and the sustainable integration of young people in the labor market, by placing them in subsidized jobs and further gaining work experience. The Scheme is included in the measures of active employment policy promoted by the Government for the implementation of the “Youth Guarantee”.

    Moreover, the person covered (candidate for employment) must have been registered as unemployed at the District or Local Employment Office (Public Employment Service -PES).

    The method of simplified cost forms will be used to calculate the amount of the sponsorship. The cost unit for the specific Grant Plan is set at € 34 / working day (179 working days) and corresponds to the amount of sponsorship that each beneficiary will receive for each working day to be completed by the beneficiary, regardless of the actual salary costs borne by the employer / beneficiary.

    The grant will be provided for ten (10) months of employment with the employer’s obligation to maintain the employment of the employee for two (2) additional months without subsidy.

    Eligible expenditure is the salary cost paid by the employer for the employment period, the amount of which will be specified in the Public Funding Agreement. The employment date and submission of the relevant application must be made within the period of the call from 8/11/2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

     Who cannot participate in the Scheme:

    1. People (candidates for employment) whose employment was previously funded by Co-funded Projects during the Programming Period 2021-2027.
    2. (a) Persons who are Shareholders and / or directors of a Company (excluding Public Companies) members of the Board of Directors, Associations / Foundation/ Institutions (b) Persons who are spouses or are affiliated with a first or second degree (either by blood or by marriage) with the employer. That is, they cannot participate in the employer – employee relationship people associated as spouses, children, parents, siblings, grandchildren. For the above exemptions, the employer is specified in (a).
    3. Self-employed to subsidize themselves.

    The person hired through the Plan must fill a vacancy notified by the Employer to the Public Employment Service (PES) before submitting the application for participation in the Plan. It is clarified that the date of recruitment and the submission of the application cannot be the same.

    The date of recruitment of the individual must be within the validity period of the invitation of the Plan and must precede the date of submission of the application for participation. The application form must be submitted within one month from the date of recruitment.

    Applications can be send only with email (in pdf) from 8/11/2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

  • Scheme that provides incentives for the Labor of Unemployed - Third Call

    Closed

    Code: 15145 | Programme name: THALIA (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 08/11/2021 | End submission calls: 21/01/2022

    The Plan aims to encouraging employers to hire unemployed people. The Scheme aims to tackle unemployment by providing incentives to employers to hire the unemployed by subsidizing  part of the salary cost of the person to be hired. The Scheme is included in the measures of active employment policy promoted by the Government for the integration of the unemployed in the labor market through their placement in subsidized jobs, including the provision of vocational training.

    Moreover, the person covered (candidate for employment) must have been registered as unemployed at the District or Local Employment Office (Public Employment Service -PES).

    The method of simplified cost forms will be used to calculate the amount of the sponsorship. The cost unit for the specific Grant Plan is set at € 34 / working day (179 working days)  and corresponds to the amount of sponsorship that each beneficiary will receive for each working day to be completed by the beneficiary, regardless of the actual salary costs borne by the employer / beneficiary.

    The grant will be provided for ten (10) months of employment with the employer’s obligation to maintain the employment of the employee for two (2) additional months without subsidy.

    Eligible expenditure is the salary cost paid by the employer for the employment period, the amount of which will be specified in the Public Funding Agreement. The employment date and submission of the relevant application must be made within the period of the call from 8/11/2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

     Who cannot participate in the Scheme:

    1. People (candidates for employment) whose employment was previously funded by Co-funded Projects during the Programming Period 2021-2027.
    2. (a) Persons who are Shareholders and / or directors of a Company (excluding Public Companies) members of the Board of Directors, Associations / Foundation/ Institutions (b) Persons who are spouses or are affiliated with a first or second degree ( either by blood or by marriage) with the employer. That is, they cannot participate in the employer – employee relationship people associated as spouses, children, parents, siblings, grandchildren. For the above exemptions, the employer is specified in (a).
    3. Self-employed to subsidize themselves.

    The person hired through the Plan must fill a vacancy notified by the Employer to the Public Employment Service (PES) before submitting the application for participation in the Plan. It is clarified that the date of recruitment and the submission of the application cannot be the same.

    The date of recruitment of the individual must be within the validity period of the invitation of the Plan and must precede the date of submission of the application for participation. The application form must be submitted within one month from the date of recruitment.

    Applications can be send only with email (in pdf ) from 8/11/2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

  • Scheme that provides incentives for the Labor of Unemployed-2nd call

    Closed

    Code: 11443 | Programme name: THALIA (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 31/05/2021 | End submission calls: 15/07/2021

    The Plan aims to encouraging employers to hire unemployed people. The Scheme aims to tackle unemployment by providing incentives to employers to hire the unemployed by subsidizing  part of the salary cost of the person to be hired. The Scheme is included in the measures of active employment policy promoted by the Government for the integration of the unemployed in the labor market through their placement in subsidized jobs, including the provision of vocational training.

     Moreover, the person covered (candidate for employment) must have been registered as unemployed at the District or Local Employment Office (Public Employment Service -PES).

    Eligible expenditure is the salary cost paid by the employer for the employment period, the amount of which will be specified in the Public Funding Agreement. The employment date and submission of the relevant application must be made within the period of the call from 31/5/2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

     Who cannot participate in the Scheme:

    1. People (candidates for employment) whose employment was previously funded by Co-funded Projects during the Programming Period 2021-2027.

     

    1. (a) Persons who are Shareholders and / or directors of a Company (excluding Public Companies) members of the Board of Directors, Associations / Foundation/ Institutions
      (b) Persons who are spouses or are affiliated with a first or second degree ( either by blood or by marriage ) with the employer. That is, they cannot participate in the employer – employee relationship people associated as spouses, children, parents, siblings, grandchildren. For the above exemptions, the employer is specified in (a).

     

    1. Self-employed to subsidize themselves.

     The person hired through the Plan must fill a vacancy notified by the Employer to the Public Employment Service (PES) before submitting the application for participation in the Plan. It is clarified that the date of recruitment and the submission of the application cannot be the same.

    The date of recruitment of the individual must be within the validity period of the invitation of the Plan and must precede the date of submission of the application for participation. The application form must be submitted within one month from the date of recruitment.

    Applications can be send only with email (in pdf ) from 31/5/2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

  • Scheme that provides incentives to recruit Young People (aged 15-29) not in employment nor Education or Training (NEETs) -2nd call

    Closed

    Code: 11432 | Programme name: THALIA (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 31/05/2021 | End submission calls: 15/07/2021

    The Scheme aims to encourage employers to recruit young people (aged 15 to 29) years old neither in Employment nor in Education or Training (NEETs). The recruitment is for full time employment.

    The Scheme aims to alleviate youth unemployment (aged 15 to 29) years neither in Employment nor in Education or Training ( NEETs)  and the sustainable integration of young people in the labor market, by placing them in subsidized jobs and further gaining work experience. The Scheme is included in the measures of active employment policy promoted by the Government for the implementation of the “Youth Guarantee”.

    Moreover, the person covered (candidate for employment) must have been registered as unemployed at the District or Local Employment Office (Public Employment Service -PES).

    Eligible expenditure is the salary cost paid by the employer for the employment period, the amount of which will be specified in the Public Funding Agreement. The employment date and submission of the relevant application must be made within the period of the call from 31/5/2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

    Who cannot participate in the Scheme:

    1. People (candidates for employment) whose employment was previously funded by Co-funded Projects during the Programming Period 2021-2027.
    2. (a) Persons who are Shareholders and / or directors of a Company (excluding Public Companies) members of the Board of Directors, Associations / Foundation/ Institutions
      (b) Persons who are spouses or are affiliated with a first or second degree (either by blood or by marriage) with the employer. That is, they cannot participate in the employer – employee relationship people associated as spouses, children, parents, siblings, grandchildren. For the above exemptions, the employer is specified in (a).
    3. Self-employed to subsidize themselves.

    The person hired through the Plan must fill a vacancy notified by the Employer to the Public Employment Service (PES) before submitting the application for participation in the Plan. It is clarified that the date of recruitment and the submission of the application cannot be the same.

    The date of recruitment of the individual must be within the validity period of the invitation of the Plan and must precede the date of submission of the application for participation. The application form must be submitted within one month from the date of recruitment.

    Applications can be send only with email (in pdf) from 31/5/2021 until the exhaustion of the total budget or relevant announcement.

     

  • New Entrepreneurship Support Plan

    Closed

    Code: 3862 | Programme name: THALIA (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 17/05/2021 | End submission calls: 30/12/2021

    The Plan is under the THALIA programme 2021-2027 and is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund of the EU as well as the Republic of Cyprus. It aims to develop, support and promote entrepreneurship by focusing on specific groups of the population such as young people and women who wish to do business in any economic activity other than those mentioned in the Plan Guides, using their knowledge, experience, training and their talents.

  • Scheme for the Enhancement of SMEs competitiveness in the Manufacturing Sector and other specific Economic Activities

    Closed

    Code: 3331 | Programme name: THALIA (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 09/02/2021 | End submission calls: 30/09/2021

    The Scheme’s main objective is to support, develop and promote the SMEs in the manufacturing sector and other specific economic activities that are established or to be established in areas controlled by the Cyprus Government.

    The main objectives are: 

    • Expansion of existing business through investments that will improve the technological level, the production process and the productivity.
    • The creation of new units and reinforcement of entrepreneurship.
    • The creation of new jobs positions.

  • "Saving - Upgrading Houses" Programme

    Closed

    Code: 3802 | Programme name: THALIA (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 09/03/2021 | End submission calls: 18/12/2021

    The call/programme aims at the extensive energy upgrade of existing houses. This is intended to be achieved through the use of incentives in the form of grants. The call / programme covers exclusively investments related to the purchase and installation of new equipment / materials.

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